Since 1957, Klafehn, Heise & Johnson PLLC has represented clients throughout New York State with their estate planning, estate probate and administration, elder law, business law and real estate law needs, as well as in many other areas of the law. Our dedicated professionals understand the deeply personal nature of legal issues in the lives of our clients and the difficulty that often accompanies the decisions our client must make in legal matters. Every day, our team uses its decades of combined experience to help our clients find the best solution to whatever legal situation they find themselves in. We want to help you with your legal needs. We want to be your lawyers for life.
To arrange an initial consultation to discuss your estate planning, estate probate and administration, elder law, business law, real estate law or other legal needs and the solutions we provide, please contact our office today at 585-637-3911. We have beautiful, comfortable and easily accessible offices in both Brockport and Holley, New York.
Customized Legal Solutions And Planning
Families, businesses and individuals throughout Monroe and surrounding counties have come to trust our legal guidance and the compassionate service that we offer. We are a firm deeply rooted in the community that provides personal service to each and every client based on the most current legal techniques and strategies. Our attorneys tailor the representation and solutions they provide to the individual needs and goals of each client. When you work with our firm, you will see that you don't have to sacrifice top-notch legal service to enjoy a friendly, personal and cost-effective relationship with your legal professionals.
Clients often come to us after being frustrated and disappointed at the treatment or lack of attention that they experienced at other firms. We are committed to providing the highest level of service and attention, returning phone calls and emails with the answers and information you need in a timely manner. We understand how emotional and overwhelming legal issues can be, and our lawyers take the time to offer one-on-one guidance. We work to treat every client as though they were part of our own families, and the advice we provide is based on that level of care and concern.
Our firm is also committed to providing flexible billing options. We also offer reduced rates to current members of the military and their families.
To learn more about the individual experience and accomplishments of our attorneys, please refer to the links below.
Roy is the senior partner having over 40 years in the practice of law. Roy concentrates his practice in the area of wills, estate probate, estate planning and trusts. Roy served over 25 years as the Village of Brockport Village Attorney. Roy is a military veteran and a member of the Brockport VFW. He is an avid golfer and a well respected member of the Brockport and Hamlin communities.
Kevin G. Johnson
Kevin moved to Brockport as a young child, and has lived there ever since. He currently resides there with his wife Marne and his three sons, Kevin Jr., Grant and Reagan, and a daughter, Maggie. Kevin graduated from St. John Fisher College in 2002 with degrees in political science and history. After working for several years following college, Kevin then attended the University of Buffalo Law School, graduating in 2008. After graduation he was admitted to the New York State Bar in February 2009.
Mark H. Klafehn (Deceased)
Mr. Mark Klafehn retired from the full time practice of law in 2006. Mr. Klafehn practiced law for more than 50 years and concentrated his practice in the areas of real estate, wills and probate, family law and criminal defense. Mr. Klafehn was a well respected member of the Brockport community and continued to be active with the firm until his passing in 2011.
Samantha C. Sullivan
Sam was born and raised in Spencerport, where she graduated from Spencerport High School in 2011. Sam went on to attend SUNY Cortland, where she graduated in 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in political science and government. Subsequently, Sam attended Western New England University School of Law in Massachusetts, graduating in 2018.
To learn more about our wonderful, professional and compassionate staff, please refer to the links below.
Robyn currently handles residential real estate closings at Klafehn, Heise & Johnson PLLC. Robyn has worked in the legal field for over 20 years in the area of foreclosures. She recently decided to switch gears from foreclosures to real estate and joined our firm to work closer to home. Robyn grew up in Holley, where she currently resides with her husband, Steve. They have 3 grown children – Stephen, Bailey and Deanna and 2 grandchildren – Karsen and Kennadi.
Carrie handles estate probate and administration at Klafehn, Heise & Johnson PLLC. She recently moved back to New York from Virginia where she handled probate for 6 years. Carrie has an Associate’s degree in accounting and also in Business Administration.
Debbie handles real estate closings and estates at Klafehn Heise & Johnson PLLC. Debbie has worked in the legal field for 26 years as a real estate paralegal, and she also has experience in preparing and reviewing income taxes.
Brittani handles estate probate and administration at Klafehn, Heise & Johnson PLLC.
Hannah currently handles estate probate and administration at Klafehn, Heise & Johnson P.L.L.C. She graduated from Roberts Wesleyan College with a bachelor's degree in Social Work in 2014. She loves working in a small-town atmosphere and serving the needs of people in her own community.
Melissa D. Rutherford
Melissa handles elder law and Medicaid files at Klafehn Heise & Johnson PLLC. Melissa has multiple years of experience in this practice area and after working in downtown Rochester at a larger firm, Melissa has returned to Brockport to work in a smaller, hometown setting. Brockport is also where she spent many years working in billing and finance at a nursing home.
Wendy currently handles residential real estate closings at Klafehn, Heise & Johnson P.L.L.C. Wendy retired from the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office as an Investigator after 20 years in the field in 2016. She is also a Part-Time Monroe County Sheriff's Deputy during her off hours. She also worked at Bivona CAC as a Forensic Interviewer for 3 years following her retirement from the MCSO. After working in the Criminal Justice Fields most her life she decided to shift gears to work in the world of real estate.
Wendy graduated from Brockport High School in 1991 and she then served in the US Army from 1991-2001. She also has an associate degree in Liberal Arts from Monroe Community College.
Jacinda currently handles all of the front desk duties in her role as a legal assistant at Klafehn Heise & Johnson PLLC. She has previous legal experience in both criminal and family law as a paralegal.
Aasa handles all the front reception duties in her role as an Administrative Assistant at Klafehn, Heise, and Johnson, PLLC.
Marne C. Johnson
Marne is our firm's office manager, billing manager and works closely with the attorneys in the drafting and preparation of estate planning documents. She lives in Brockport with her husband, Kevin, and four children, Kevin Jr., Grant, Maggie and Reagan, who keep her very busy outside of work!